Week in Review: Week of Feb. 20, 2017

February 24, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

TGIF! This week, Headlines featured an extensive array of stories ranging from a Q&A with Michigan Medicine leader Dr. Marschall Runge to the organization achieving Magnet designation — the highest honor in nursing. Headlines also highlighted a department profile of Global REACH, Michigan Medicine’s first-ever movie awards and more.

Other than that, it was a really slow news week!

In case you missed it, here’s the latest:

Magnet recognized: Organization earns nursing’s highest honor

Congratulations to the Michigan Medicine community, including the entire nursing staff. The health system was recently notified that it was granted Magnet recognition, the highest honor in nursing. Click here to learn more about the distinction and why it is a reflection of the incredible service and care provided to patients across the organization.

Meet Michigan Medicine: Global REACH

How much do you know about the Medical School’s global initiatives? From carrying out the first-ever kidney transplant in Ethiopia to partnering with a Brazilian university to kickstart a palliative care residency program, the work that originates at Michigan Medicine doesn’t stay here. That’s all thanks to Global REACH. Find out more about this small department with a huge geographic footprint.

Looking to the future with Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D.

Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., executive vice president for medical affairs, dean of the Medical School and CEO of Michigan Medicine, recently took the time to answer a few questions about the future of the organization. Click here to see his vision for the future (including beating Ohio State!), the challenges Michigan Medicine will face and his biggest impressions after nearly two years on the job.

Vote now in first-ever Michigan Medicine Movie Awards

There’s no better way to prep for Sunday’s Academy Awards than by taking a look at some of the best movies to come out of Michigan Medicine over the past year! Click through to watch — and vote for — your favorite videos that showcase the people, care and advances that make the organization one of the top academic medical centers in the country.

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